David Young is the author of seven plays, two novels and numerous screenplays and teleplays. Two of his plays, Inexpressible Island and Glenn (originally produced by Necessary Angel and directed by Richard Rose) were nominated for the Governor General’s Award. Fire, originally produced by Theatre Passe Muraille, and co-written with Paul Ledoux, has been widely produced, accumulating ten Dora Mavor Moore Awards as well as the Chalmers/Toronto Drama Bench Award. Young is a founding director of the Writers’ Trust of Canada and a Trustee of the Griffin Prize for Excellence in Poetry.